Historical Events on January 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Maggie Flynn" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • Bollingen prize for poetry presented to John Berryman & Karl Shapiro

Music releaseAlbum Release

Creedence Clearwater Revival release their second album "Bayou Country", featuring singles "Good Golly, Miss Molly" and "Proud Mary"

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Tom Fogerty
  • Neville Williams' "Chronology of the Expanding World" completed
  • USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)